With an overall population of 9,859 and a student population of 5,010, approximately 5,010 of Weatherford students attend one of Weatherford's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Weatherford's largest RN to BSN school is Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Approximately 50 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with credentials in RN to BSN.
A total of 50 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Weatherford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,212 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Weatherford RN to BSN schools was an average of $20,552 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,230 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Weatherford. And if you live on campus at one of the Weatherford-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $4,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,084.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Weatherford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 nurses in Oklahoma were working in the greater Weatherford area. The number of nurses in Weatherford is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Weatherford, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.